A courtroom isn’t the only place where the bitterness between Racing NSW and Racing Victoria can be played out in public.

What about the streets of Scone as an unlikely setting to flex some administrative muscle?

However insignificant it might seem, the NSW township that promotes itself as the Horse Capital Of Australia has emerged as another example of the strained relationship between the two feuding jurisdictions.

In what cynics could easily interpret as a none-too-subtle attack by Racing NSW on Victoria’s place in the national racing landscape, three Scone thoroughfares have figured in name changes during the past 12 months.

Others might say Racing NSW has every right to take a parochial stance.

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